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Above all else, the Wikipedia entry on post-rock exemplifies how difficult it can be to pin down movements in music: Did the genre begin in the ’90s? The ’80s? The term was coined a little over 20 years ago, in 1994, by Simon Reynolds in the pages of Mojo. Perhaps, however, its vocabulary of texture… More »

The music gods were really kind this week. We had maybe a dozen legit songs in contention for this week’s 5 Best, and and when we finally narrowed it down five, we could barely even find a way to rank them, because any of them would have been a worthy choice for No. 1. Heck,… More »

For about five minutes near the beginning of the week, I was thinking that I’d limit this week’s list to Christmas-themed videos, but then the only Christmas-themed videos I saw all week were the Killers clip below and this ridiculous Dropkick Murphys thing. It’s just as well, really, since some truly captivating videos did eventually… More »

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New M83 – “Je Vous Hais Petites Filles” & “Graveyard Girl (ParkerLab’s Dusted Remix)” (Stereogum Premiere)

With Saturdays=Youth, Anthony Gonzalez melded his shoegazey synths and electronics to John Hughes era, Pretty In Pink-tinted nostalgia to sweeping effect and face time with…
Amrit Singh | March 30, 2009 - 6:24 pm

M83 With The Los Angeles Philharmonic @ Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles 3/7/09

One-off concerts pairing indie acts with orchestras are still all the rage. We recently caught Beirut and Clogs/Bell Orchestre & Friends and Grizzly Bear i…
Scott Lapatine | March 9, 2009 - 1:19 pm

M83 Take “Kim & Jessie” To Conan

As well as a bunch of equipment. Amid the noise separators, headphones, and etc., M83’s live incarnation’s clunkier/more Musician looking than your average Sixteen Candles
brandon | January 28, 2009 - 2:03 pm

The Killers Visit Kimmel, Tour With M83

The last time the Killers did Kimmel they explained their band name ("to relax before a show we like to kill someone"). This time they…
Amrit Singh | November 25, 2008 - 1:42 pm

New M83 Video – “Kim & Jessie”

True to John Hughes-inspired form, this latest video -- for the OMD-y "Kim & Jessie" from Anthony Gonzales's awesome '80s homage Saturdays = Youth --…
Amrit Singh | July 29, 2008 - 2:56 pm

The ‘Gum Drop XLVI: Hear New M83, Win A Def Jux Shopping Spree

M83, aka Anthony Gonzalez, toned his sounds down on fifth album Saturdays = Youth, but the emotions remain teenage, achy, and perfectly romantic. Following "Coleurs"…
brandon | July 16, 2008 - 11:38 am

M83 – “Kim & Jessie” (Montag remix)

M83, aka Anthony Gonzalez, toned his sounds down on fifth album Saturdays = Youth, but the emotions remain teenage, achy, and perfectly romantic. Gonzalez i…
brandon | July 15, 2008 - 11:34 am

New Midnight Juggernauts – “Shadows (M83 Remix)”

M83’s Saturdays=Youth is a big hit, everybody. Congratulations. You know we love it, the P4kers seem to enjoy it, etc. Best part: Anthony’s just 26…
Amrit Singh | April 15, 2008 - 5:48 pm

New M83 Video – “Graveyard Girl”

We really like Saturday = Youth. Like M83's past work it's really New Romantic, but the structures are less colossal. As we mentioned while discussing…
brandon | April 7, 2008 - 1:51 pm

New M83 – “Couleurs”

Anthony Gonzales, aka M83, like his sounds big. Good thing: We dig M83 the most when Gonzales is jetting through space-y epics that feel like…
Stereogum | December 20, 2007 - 3:09 pm
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